Awesome Frankenstein Costume for a Boy

Awesome Frankenstein Costume for a Boy

I created this Frankenstein costume for my son Faisal from scratch. He needed a character from a book for the book week. I bought a leather fabric which is used for the car seats. I then sewed the jacket and glued the extra fabric on an old trousers using the hot glue gun. the small … Read more

Female Frankenstein’s Monster Costume

Female Frankenstein's Monster Costume

I recently had ankle surgery, so wanted to choose a costume that I could incorporate my very sexy walking boot into. I also scoured the internet and sadly didn’t find many female takes on Frankenstein’s monster, only the bride of Frankenstein, so it was decided. I used a water based face paint, a homemade molding … Read more

Hair Raising Frankenstein and his Bride Couple Costume!

Hair Raising Frankenstein and his Bride Couple Costume!

This year, my boyfriend and I embarked on a couple costume adventure. The most entertaining one was the bride of Frankenstein and Frankenstein. Using the cut off bottom of a soda bottle, I was able to bring my blonde hair up to a ridiculous height. A lot of Bobby pins, spray color and patience went … Read more

Dr. Frankenstein and his Puppet Monster Frank

Dr. Frankenstein and his Puppet Monster Frank

Most of the work I put into this costume went into the design and fabrication of my Monster puppet with moving eyes and mouth. The hardest part i would say was by far getting they eyes to move the right way. I probably went through 4 different set ups before I finally settled for one. … Read more

Cool Bride of Frankenstein and Frankenstein Couple Costume

Cool Bride of Frankenstein and Frankenstein Couple Costume

I love making my own costumes and love Halloween so it’s an eventful month for me since I’m usually running around looking for pieces for my costume. I wanted to be bride of Frankenstein but sexy vintagie style. My husband and I are obviously opposite because he wanted to go with more modern look so … Read more

Classic Frankenstein Monster Costume

My boyfriend Josh hosted a Halloween party this year and wanted to go for the Boris Karloff version of the Monster  (I went as Betty Boop but I don’t think my costume came out nearly as well as his). He bought a tight jacket, old dark pants and chunky black boots from Goodwill. He used … Read more

Coolest Technicolor Bride of Frankenstein Costume

Coolest Technicolor Bride of Frankenstein Costume

I decided that I would go as the Bride of Frankenstein for Halloween this year. I am getting married in a few weeks, so it seemed fitting. I started by buying 3 yards of muslin fabric and 3 yards of the mesh fabric. I folded these in half and sewed a seam along the edges, … Read more

Frankenstein’s Monster DIY Halloween Costume

Frankenstein's Monster DIY Halloween Costume

Frankenstein’s monster with a twist Everyone does the Frankenstein’s monster the same way, rubber head piece, a ton of green makeup, platform shoes and an old black suit coat. I wanted to be able to dance in mine so the platform shoes are an issue. What I came up is called a walk- about puppet. … Read more

Bride of Frankenstein Costume for $10

Bride of Frankenstein Costume for $10

I was so pleased with how “on-the-cheap” this costume came together!  It helped that I have a lot of hair and didn’t have to spend a bunch of money on a wig to achieve the classic “bride” look.  I started with a $6.00 dress from Goodwill (a near perfect fit– wow!) I work in a … Read more

Last Minute Frankenstein’s Monster Halloween Costume for a Boy

Last Minute Frankenstein's Monster Halloween Costume for a Boy

My 8 year old son, Thomas, has Asperger’s and wanted to be something totally different from anyone else! As always, every year, we make a costume rather that get a shop bought one, we like to be unique! He said he wanted to be Frankenstein’s monster. We started by thouroughly cleaning out a car fluid … Read more

Modern Day Frankenstein and The Bride of Frankenstein Couple Costume

Modern Day Frankenstein and The Bride of Frankenstein Couple Costume

This was my choice for our couples costume.  What better than one of the first iconic Monsters & his bride?  We originally were planning on doing the classic styles for both characters but, upon doing our research, we realized that that’s what everyone had already done.  We wanted to take a different approach to the … Read more